Gamebuino Arduino Handheld Games Console (video)

Over on the Indiegogo crowd funding website a new Arduino handheld games console has been launched this week in the form of the Gamebuino.

The Gamebuino is a retro-styled portable games console that is based on the Arduino platform and allows you to create and play your very own games. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Gamebuino project and see it in action.

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New Nokia Windows Phone 8.1 Handsets Coming Next Week

Microsoft is expected to release Windows Phone 8.1 at their BUILD developer conference which starts next week, and now Nokia has announced they are holding a press event on the 2nd of April.

Nokia is expected to launch two Windows Phone 8.1 handsets at Microsoft’s BUILD conference, the Nokia Lumia 630 and the Nokia Lumia 930.

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Facebook To Buy Oculus Rift Maker For $2 Billion

Facebook has announced that they are purchasing Oculus VR, the makers of the Oculus Rift, and the deal is worth a total of $2 billion to Oculus VR.

Facebook will pay a total of $2 billion in cash and stock for Oculus Rift, this includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million Facebook shares, there is also another $300 million earn out that is subject to certain milestones.

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Verizon May Exclusively Offer the Sony Xperia Z2 Later This Year (Rumor)

While the whole world is talking about the latest HTC One M8, there’s another flagship device that deserves its fair share of attention — the Sony Xperia Z2. The handset was officially announced at the Mobile World Congress and is set to hit retail some time in April.

Well, for those of you wondering about its US availability, a new report suggests it will hit the country on Verizon and will be exclusive.

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Lastpass Premium for Android Gets an Update

Lastpass is my favorite password manager on PC as well as mobile devices. The company also offers mobile apps, including Android, but they are only available for users with premium subscription that starts at $12 a year, which is nothing compared to the convenience you get with it.

Recently, Lastpass updated their Android app, bumping it to version 3.2, and introduces several new features and bug fixes for the app.

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HTC Sense 6.0 Update Coming to HTC One, One Mini and One Max Later this Year

During the press conference yesterday, HTC didn’t only announce the new HTC One M8, they also mentioned about the Sense 6.0 update for its existing smartphones.

For those of you rocking the older HTC One, One Mini or the One Max would be glad to find out that they will receive the Sense 6.0 update later this year.

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New HTC One Lands On Vodafone UK (Video)

UK mobile carrier Vodafone has announced that the new HTC One is now available on their range of contracts in the UK, and they are also offering the first 3000 people who buy the handset a free HTC Boombass.

The new HTC One will be available in Vodafone stores in the UK from today and it is also available from their online store.

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HTC One M8 Goes On Sale on Verizon, AT&T and Sprint

Hours ago, HTC One (M8) went on sale on three major US carriers — Verizon, AT&T and Sprint. It was also announced at the event that HTC One M8 will also be sold in the Google Play Store as a Google Play Edition device.

If you’re wondering about the on-contract pricing of the all new HTC One M8 on these major  carriers, it’s the same on all of them, but there are minor differences in prices when you decide to go off-contract.

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OnePlus One Compares Itself With the new HTC One, Is It Better?

Few hours ago, the folks at HTC unveiled the company’s worst kept secret to date, the all new HTC One (M8) at a press event in New York City. The handset went on sale moments after it was unveiled in the US and UK with a price tag of $649.99 off-contract with varying on-contract pricing.

This won’t stop other OEMs from making fun of the handset, no matter how good it is. The recent one to poke at the HTC One (M8) are the folks at OnePlus, who have compared their upcoming OnePlus One with the new flagship from HTC.

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HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition Coming Soon, Developers and Unlocked Version Available Now

Moments ago, HTC unveiled the highly rumored HTC One (M8) at a press event in New York City. The handset didn’t came up with a lot of surprises and brought forward what we already knew about the handset.

The handset will hit retail in the US and the UK in the next few hours from a number of carriers and retailers, but along with that, HTC also announced the developers and Google Play Edition of the handset.

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HTC One (M8) Gets Official With Duo Camera, Snapdragon 801 and More

After countless number of leaks, HTC has finally taken the wraps of the new HTC One (M8) at a press event in New York. Surprisingly, the handset comes with the same set of specifications as rumors suggested in the past few months — there’s nothing different at all except a few tidbits.

The HTC One (M8) rocks a 5-inch display sporting a 1920 x 1080 pixels which is a little bigger than its predecessor, and is powered by a Snapdragon 801 chipset with a clock speed of 2.3GHz, with the 2.5GHz version set to launch in Asia. finish and a slightly bigger screen.

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